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sanchezh 05-22-2012 04:55 PM

imac g3 stuck on log in
 
when i try to log on the computer it say logging in but dosn't log on .if some can help i will be great full

harryb2448 05-22-2012 05:30 PM

Got whatever system installed boot disc? If so boot from that and check out the hard drive.

rabbitjetta 05-24-2012 08:21 PM

Try reinstalling the OS that is all that it should need.

sanchezh 05-26-2012 03:45 PM

i do not have the disc

MacDude121 05-27-2012 12:20 PM

It sounds to me like the Hard Drive is either dead or dying. Is this a tray-loading or slot loading iMac G3? The Hard Drive replacement methods are quite different from each other. (although neither are terribly difficult)

sanchezh 05-28-2012 01:32 PM

will it cost and if does about how much

MacDude121 05-29-2012 04:41 PM

You can find old IDE hard drives 60GB and below for next to nothing nowadays, (literally $5 or free, some people have tons of them lying around.) Size doesn't really matter as long as it's below the iMac G3's max size of 128GB.


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